Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Orange King'

Family: Nyctaginaceae (nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bougainvillea (boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange King
Additional cultivar information:(aka Louis Wathen)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Phoenix, Arizona

Queen Creek, Arizona

Elk Grove, California

Pasadena, California

San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

Simi Valley, California

Inverness, Florida

Lakeland, Florida

New Port Richey, Florida

Pompano Beach, Florida (2 reports)

Winter Haven, Florida

Pollock, Louisiana

Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Denton, Texas

Mcallen, Texas

Mission, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 7, 2004, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

I like this colour best of all out of all the Bougainvillea's.